Teacher Eligibility Test which is commonly known as TET is a mandatory entrance examination for teachers in order to get teaching jobs in government school from Class 1 to Class 8. It was introduced by the Government of India in order to improve standards in teaching.The candidates have to clear 2 papers. 1st paper is meant for teachers opting for Class 1 to Class 5 and the 2nd paper is for Class 6 to Class 8. It is conducted by both Central government and State government of India. The test is conducted in order to fulfill and achieve the goals of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. Teachers who are already working have to clear the exam in two years time.
The exam is based on National Curriculum Framework. All graduates, including B.A, B.Sc, B.Com etc. are eligible to take the test. All B. Ed. graduates need to pass this exam to work as a teacher. A candidate has to score over 60 per cent to clear the eligibility test
How to apply? :
TET is conducted at both state and central level. You can know more about state level TET exams by visit their official websites directly.
- Assam TET : http://www.assamtet.in/
- Uttar Pradesh Board TET Exam: http://www.uptet.co.in/
- Maharashtra Board TET Exam : http://www.mahatet.in/
- Andhra Pradesh TET Board Exam : http://www.aptet.cgg.gov.in/
For Central TET Examination & details visit: http://www.ctet.nic.in/